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8 Composition Tips You Need to Know to Improve Your Photography
Do you find yourself struggling to find the right angle? Unsure whether to crop something out or leave it in? When you first start taking photos, it is composing your image which can feel the most daunting.
Published on Friday, September 11, 2020 10:00 AM
Tips on Finding Your Composition in Wedding Cinematography
By Ray Roman I never really planned on leaving my fulltime job to become a wedding cinematographer. I was working at a police department on the SWAT team when I entered the business, and I thought it was just going to be a hobby. Over time, however, I started booking more clients than I could handle, and I had to make the leap. I was obsessed with video production. My first lesson of advice to anyone pursuing a newfound passion while still working fulltime would be to take it slow. I never considered the backlog that was going to come with these jobs until it was too late, and although I loved every second of it, it was hard work for a novice. I had to work doubly hard to develop my craft.
Published on Thursday, June 25, 2015 3:12 PM
Enhancing Filmmaking Through Sound Editing
Supervising Sound Editor Mandell Winter has supervised sound editing and mixing teams for Apple's Defending Jacob, HBO's Outsider, & Quibi's #FreeRayshawn. Mandell received two Emmy nominations last year for his work on HBO's Deadwood: The Movie and Season 3 of HBO's True Detective. Additionally, in 2019 he received two MPSE Golden Reel Award nominations for True Detective, a third for Deadwood, and a fourth for What's My Name: Muhammad Ali. He talked exclusively to ProductionHUB about how COVID has altered his day-to-day, breaking into the industry (accidentally!) and what film made him tear up.
Published on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 10:00 AM
How to Capture Essence through Black & White Photography
By removing color altogether, the black & white photographer is able to reduce the image to its very essence. Proper lighting is essential when working with black & white images because all you have are light and the shades between grey and darkness. Because of its reductionist nature, the art of black & white photography lies in working with lines, forms, structures and composition.
Published on Thursday, March 31, 2016 2:55 PM
The Art & Music of Sound for Games
GDC Session with speaker Rod Abernathy, Rednote Audio.Rod Abernethy is known throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas for his cutting-edge approach to music composition for video games, television and film. Credits include: Sound Dead Space, Rage, Wheelman, Alpha protocol, Hobbit, King Arthur and Transformers, Madagascar 3, and more! Rod’s music has also been featured in programming for major networks including ABC, CBS, Discovery Channel, ESPN, Fox, G4, HBO, Nickelodeon, TLC and PBS.
Published on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 10:20 PM
Hitting the Right Notes in "Long Shot"
How do you balance a burgeoning love story with laugh-until-your-stomach-aches comedy through music? We spoke to film composer Miles Hankins about his work on Long Shot, a new romantic comedy starring Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen. Hankins gives us an inside-look at composing a score that pulls your heartstrings while making you laugh out loud.
Published on Thursday, May 16, 2019 10:00 AM
A New Story Unfolds: LUMINA by ProjectSAM
N. HalpernIn this new golden age of symphonic sample libraries, the works of ProjectSam have had a dominant presence on the scene for a number of years now, perhaps none more so than their SYMPHOBIA series, whose first two installments were an instant hit amongst producers and composers, and continue to be de rigueur for media composers who are called on to produce rich sounding symphonic pieces on a tight deadline.
Published on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 6:13 PM
Review: AKG C451 '65th Anniversary' & D12VR Microphones
Reviewed by Chris SanchezAKG recently sent me a pair of their new 451 ‘65th anniversary edition’ models as well as a D12VR to evaluate in studio. While not strict re-issues per se, these beautifully made microphones combine vintage and modern features to continue the legacy of these two great product lines. AKG introduced the original D12 in the mid 1950s, and it has been a favorite for kick drum mic’ing for decades. The 451 has a similar lengthy history, with that series debuting in 1969. AKG 451s have for decades been staples in music recording studios as well as on film sets and foley stages.
Published on Monday, April 29, 2013 3:09 PM
5 Tips to Ensure Your Video Doesn't Suck
Making sure you have the basics covered is a must, yet over and over again we sometimes see the basics missing in the work we come across. Whether it's in a documentary, a short or simply your demo reel, making sure you're video doesn't suck is key to landing that gig you've always wanted. So with the new year, let's start a new list of what shouldn't be lacking in any of your 2015 projects.
Published on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 3:25 PM
Audio Network Introduces World Documentary Series: Recorded Cinematic Scores from Around the Globe
Audio Network has recently introduced their World Documentary Series, a collection of beautifully recorded cinematic scores that evoke scenes from around the globe. Ali Johnson, Audio Network Global Head of Music, gives us an exclusive look into the idea behind the series.
Published on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 6:24 PM
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